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Med. J. Malaysia
Prevalence of endocrine complications in transfusion dependent thalassemia in Hospital Pulau Pinang: A pilot study.
Lee KT, Lim SL, Goh AS
Frequent blood transfusions results in iron overload and lead to multiple endocrine complications. In spite of improvements in iron chelation therapy,... Read More
Exp. Hematol. 2020 Jan 30
The K562 erythroleukemia line as a possible reticulocyte source to culture Plasmodium vivax and its surrogates.
Kronstein-Wiedemann R, Klop O, Thiel J, Milanov P, Ruhland C, Vermaat L, Kocken CH, Tonn T, Pasini EM
Establishing an in vitro "red blood cell matrix" that would allow uninterrupted access to a stable, homogeneous reticulocyte population would facilita... Read More
World J Surg 2020 Jan 31
Multicenter Validation of the Revised Assessment of Bleeding and Transfusion (RABT) Score for Predicting Massive Transfusion.
Hanna K, Harris C, Trust MD, Bernard A, Brown C, Hamidi M, Joseph B
Massive transfusion (MT) is a lifesaving treatment for hemorrhaging patients. Predicting the need for MT is crucial to improve survival. The aim of ou... Read More
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth
TRAAP2 - TRAnexamic Acid for Preventing postpartum hemorrhage after cesarean delivery: a multicenter randomized, doubleblind, placebo- controlled trial - a study protocol.
Sentilhes L, Daniel V, Deneux-Tharaux C
An antifibrinolytic agent that blocks lysine-binding sites on plasminogen molecules, tranexamic acid reduces bleeding-related mortality in women with ... Read More
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Two studies shed new light on the prevalence of transfusion-related acute lung injury (TRALI) and transfusion-associated circulatory overload (TACO), the number one and two leading causes of blood transfusion-related deaths in the United States.